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Department Of Human Services Report Data And Add MembersTo Working Group

Concerning youth committed to the department of human services, and, in connection therewith, requiring the department to report certain data and adding members to the youth restraint and seclusion working group.
2018 Regular Session
Children & Domestic Matters
Human Services
Bill Summary

Division of youth services - reporting of recidivism data and educational outcomes. The act requires the department of human services (department), to annually collect recidivism data and calculate the recidivism rates and educational outcomes for juveniles committed to the custody of the department who complete their parole sentences and discharge from department supervision. In collecting the recidivism data, the department shall include any juvenile adjudication or adult conviction of a criminal offense within 3 years after parole discharge. The department shall report the recidivism data, recidivism rates, and educational outcomes to the general assembly annually.

Existing law requires the state auditor to perform 2 audits of the department's reports of recidivism rates and educational outcomes. The act requires the judicial department to provide data to the state auditor as permissible by law for the purposes of these audits.

The act adds 2 members to the youth restraint and seclusion working group within the division of youth services.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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